Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports under 400 new cases, 20 new deaths in 24 hours

A Saudi man walks past a poster depicting Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia detected 348 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 342,202, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday.

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Twenty people died due to COVID-19, which raises the virus-related death toll in the country to 5,185.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom rose to 328,538 after 373 people recovered from the coronavirus.

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Last Update: Sunday, 18 October 2020 KSA 17:05 - GMT 14:05